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Joseph Edward Brennan (born November 2, 1934) is an American politician from Maine and a Democrat. November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci (D) Senators Olympia Snowe (R) Susan Collins (R) Official language(s) None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... The Democratic Party, founded in 1792, is the second-oldest political party in the world (after the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom). ...


Born in 1934 in Portland, Maine, Brennan attended Boston College and the University of Maine School of Law, and became Cumberland County District Attorney before winning election to the Maine House of Representatives (19651971) and State Senate (19731975). His first statewide candidacy was for Governor in 1974; he lost the Democratic nomination to George J. Mitchell, whom he would later appoint to the U.S. Senate. Appointed State Attorney General in 1975, Brennan ran for Governor again in 1978, winning the primary and general elections. Brennan was reelected in 1982, serving as Governor from 1979 to 1987. In 1986 he ran for the U.S. House in Maine's First Congressional District and won with 53% of the vote. 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Location in Cumberland County, Maine Founded Incorporated 1786   County Cumberland County Mayor Jill C. Duson Area  - Total  - Water 136. ... Boston College is a private university located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. ... The University of Maine, established in 1865, is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... This is a list of Governors of Maine since statehood in 1820. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... George John Mitchell, GBE (born August 20, 1933 in Waterville, Maine) is Chairman of the Walt Disney Company. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the Senate. ...


After two terms in the House, Brennan ran for Governor again in 1990, losing to Republican John McKernan. He ran again in 1994, losing to Independent Angus King but placing second, ahead of Republican Susan Collins. He would face Collins in another statewide election in 1996, running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Bill Cohen, which Collins won. For the Temptations album, see 1990 (Temptations album) MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States (the other being the Democratic Party). ... John Rettie Jock McKernan, Jr. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Angus S. King, Jr. ... Susan Margaret Collins (born December 7, 1952 in Caribou, Maine) is the junior U.S. Senator from Maine and a Republican. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... William Cohen William Sebastian Cohen (born August 28, 1940) is a Republican politician from Maine who served as a United States Secretary of Defense under President Clinton. ...


In 1999, President Clinton nominated Brennan to serve as a commissioner on the Federal Maritime Commission, a small independent agency that regulates shipping between the U.S. and foreign countries. He was renominated (by President Bush) and confirmed for a second term at the FMC in 2004. The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe, III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. ... The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is an independent federal agency, based in Washington D.C., responsible for the regulation of oceanborne transportation in the foreign commerce of the U.S. The FMC: • Regulates certain activities of international shipping lines (called ocean common carriers), marine terminals operators, and ocean transportation intermediaries... GEORGE BUSH IBold textS A FAGET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...

Preceded by:
James B. Longley
Governor of Maine
1979–1987
Succeeded by:
John McKernan
Preceded by:
John McKernan
Congressperson
Maine's 1st District

1987–1991
Succeeded by:
Tom Andrews

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Joseph Brennan (Irish politician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (290 words)
Joseph Brennan (14th February 1912 – 13th July 1980), was a senior Irish Fianna Fáil Party politician.
Brennan was elected as a Fianna Fáil TD for the Donegal West constituency at the 1951 general election and was re-elected at each election until his death.
Brennan became Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann, a position he held until his death in 1980, aged 68.
Joseph Brennan: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (2371 words)
William Joseph Brennan, Jr., was the first Roman Catholic appointed to the Supreme Court and served as associate justice of the Court from 1956 to 1990.
Brennan's broad interpretation of the Constitution puts him at odds with more conservative members of the Court who construe the Constitution as narrowly as possible and attempt to ascertain the original intent of the drafters.
Brennan is a strong believer in affirmative action to remedy past discrimination, and he wrote numerous opinions on the subject.
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